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My-Maemo.com is now dedicated solely to the Maemo 5 (Nokia N900) platform. If you are looking for MeeGo Harmattan / Nokia N9 / N950 stuff, please visit My-MeeGo.com. And for Symbian software and news, pay a visit to our 12-year old My-Symbian.com


   Sat, 04.10.14

SATtracker for BlackBerry 10
With SATtracker for BlackBerry 10 you can track the ISS (International Space Station) and almost 1000 other satellites, see their current orbits and locations, calculate their visible night time passes over any location.

Features:
  • supports ISS and 920+ other satellites which can be quickly selected from the built-in database and changed anytime

  • automatically downloads current orbit data for highest precision, stores previously downloaded data for use without Internet connection

  • track the ISS and two other freely selectable satellites at once

  • see on map current satellite location and orbit path within the next hour with 5 minute steps

  • get a detailed list of all upcoming visible night time passes over any location (date & time, duration, azimuth and elevation of approach, transit and departure)

  • supports both GPS and manually entered coordinates of your location.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:27 in category


PanoRIMio for BlackBerry 10
PanoRIMio is a native (BB10 Cascades), feature rich Panoramio viewer for BlackBerry 10, providing you easy and quick access to tens of millions of Panoramio pictures from around the world, easier and quicker than on Panoramio itself. Countless images of any location are at your disposal within seconds and can be viewed in a multitude of ways.

Multiple location input options (address or place of interest, coordinates in either decimal or DMS format, map, current location from GPS) let you easily select the exact place you want to see pictures of, and you can even choose a range in kilometers around the selected point to include images from.

Don't want to browse by location? There is also a "Tag / Keyword" option that shows images by tags or subject - just type e.g. "HDR" to view tens of thousands of beautiful HDR pictures, or "sunset" to see countless sunset sceneries, or even "Car crash" for images of car accidents from all around the world. Or anything else you'd like to see.

Select from four gallery types to view the images in your preferred way: filmstip-like vertically scrollable list, tile grid, slideshow with configurable interval, or the classic map layer.

The application is also integrated with Google Maps and Street View, showing you the exact location an image was taken at.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:22 in category



   Thu, 09.08.12

Digia to acquire Qt from Nokia
Digia today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Qt software technologies and Qt business from Nokia and further extend the cross-platform availability of Qt on mobile, embedded and desktop.

Following the acquisition Digia becomes responsible for all the Qt activities formerly carried out by Nokia. These include product development, as well as the commercial and open source licensing and service business. Following the acquisition, Digia plans to quickly enable Qt on Android, iOS and Windows 8 platforms. One of Digia's key objectives with this acquisition is to improve its position within the Qt ecosystem by further strengthening Qt's R&D capabilities and expanding its reach on many more platforms than ever before. As part of the transaction, a maximum of 125 Qt people from Nokia will transfer to Digia.

Read more @ Digia and qt.nokia.com.

 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 11:18 in category



   Sat, 07.07.12

Jolla - ex-Nokia staff form a company and build new MeeGo based smartphone OS
Jolla is a new project started by former Nokia MeeGo staff and leading community members. Jolla, an independent company financed by a group of international and domestic private investors, continues Nokia's work on MeeGo based smartphones and aims to create its own MeeGo-based smartphone OS. Watch @JollaMobile for further news and details.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:53 in category



   Tue, 24.04.12

Qt Creator 2.5 RC released
Qt Creator 2.5 Release Candidate has been released today. Since the beta release a lot of bug fixing (180+) has been done, including some crashes and some regressions in the C++ code model handling. Thanks to all who contributed to these 180+ fixes. Full changelog is available here plus there is also a new (experimental) plugin for direct support of autotools project. Qt Creator 2.5 RC can be downloaded from here.

 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:50 in category



   Wed, 11.04.12

Qt SDK 1.2.1 update and Qt 3D 1.0 released
The Qt SDK 1.2.1 is now available for download. It brings increased stability to the Qt SDK 1.2. The updated SDK includes Qt 4.8.1 desktop installers for Mac and Windows in addition to Qt source packages. Qt 4.8.1 is the first patch release to the 4.8 series with over 200 functional improvements to the desktop and embedded platforms. The focus of the error corrections, made by primarily by Digia, has been on desktop and embedded platforms with a large number of fixes focussed on QtCore, QtGUI and QtNetwork. For more details please see: Qt 4.8 library release.

Increased ease targeting Nokia N9 through bug fixes and added functionality: The added functionality in the Qt SDK 1.2.1 relates mainly to improved runtimes for testing. The Simulator now supports both landscape and portrait orientations. In addition, the Qt Quick Components in the Simulator have been upgraded to use the same version as is on the device. There are now three separate QEMU images - one each for PR1.0, PR1.1 and PR1.2.

In the last weeks there have also been some other updates that will help you with your Nokia N9 development:
  • An example application showcasing key Harmattan APIs. The application shows how to utilize Qt Mobility interfaces (e.g. maps, multimedia and sensor data) in applications.

  • The Harmattan developer library and UX documentation have been updated. The latter is available online, and the former is also provided within the Harmattan target for Qt SDK.

Other interesting projects:
  • Shader effects using QML. Have you noticed / tested the Qt.labs.shaders plugin yet? It ships with Qt 4.7.4 onwards, making it easier to make graphical effects with QML. A Qt 4 version of the demo is available here for desktop and Nokia N9.

  • For developers looking at 3D technologies, Qt 3D 1.0 for Qt 4.8.1 has also been released today. Qt 3D will be providing OpenGL accelerated 3D content defined in QML. Qt 3D packages for Harmattan and Symbian are not pre-built and you'll have to build them yourself. Nokia N9 build instructions can be found here.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 23:49 in category



   Sun, 08.04.12

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 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 13:16 in category



   Wed, 07.03.12

PySide Becomes a Qt Add-On
PySide has now finished migration from its previous standalone setup to Qt Project infrastructure. Being a Qt Add-on provides PySide a permanent home and perfect alignment with Qt Frameworks. Furthermore, the project gets improved visibility, as well as a simple, carefully thought out meritocratic project structure. In addition to the wiki that is already hosted by Qt, the PySide mailing list and the bug tracker are also now hosted by Qt. Check PySide.org for more details.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 05:34 in category



   Thu, 02.02.12

Qt SDK 1.2, QtCreator 2.4.1 and more
Nokia has released Qt SDK 1.2. This update sets a new baseline for the developers for a longer perspective. Some of the features have already been available as online updates, but Qt SDK 1.2 now integrates the very latest tools, most recent mobile build targets for Symbian and Nokia N9, and the still fresh Qt 4.8 for desktops. Some improvements to the SDK and its maintenance tool have also been introduced.

As a summary, this is what is new in the Qt SDK:
  • Fixes for Qt Creator 2.4 in a new 2.4.1 patch update

  • Qt 4.8 for desktops delivering Qt Quick 1.1, Qt platform abstraction, Qt WebKit 2.2, and threaded OpenGL

  • More Qt Mobility examples for Nokia N9 and Symbian devices

  • Ability to specify network proxy setting in the SDK Maintenance Tool

  • Update to the Symbian Complementary Package introducing Analyze Tool plugin and new CODA 1.0.6 installation package

  • An update to Notifications API improving the end user experience and fixing issues in the Nokia N9 implementation of the API.

If you already have Qt SDK installed, you can update to the latest version by running Update Qt SDK from the Qt SDK application folder on your computer. If you first time are getting started with Qt SDK, you can download 1.2 from the download page.

 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 01:34 in category



   Tue, 17.01.12

Pierogi - universal remote controller for Maemo
Pierogi by John Pietrzak is a Universal Infrared Remote Control app for the Nokia N900. It is independent from the LIRC server, and stores all configuration info internally. The Pierogi universal infrared remote controller is a single self-contained app capable of sending IR commands to a wide variety of devices. At the moment, it is oriented towards television, VCR, DVD, and Blu-ray devices, but a few other types of device have had their command sets entered.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:35 in category



   Sat, 14.01.12

New Nemo weekly build for the N900, N950 and x86
A new Nemo weekly build 2012-01-12 is out for the Nokia N900, N950 and i586. Images are available for download from here.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 03:17 in category



   Tue, 10.01.12

Black Belt Sorvi Hero for Maemo
Are you able to handle the difficulties of turning? In Black Belt Sorvi Hero from Aapo Rantalainen your job is to carve a given shape out of wood with a chisel. The better you match the shape and more accurate job you do, the better score you will get. With earned score you can buy new faster and stronger chisels. Watch out for going too fast, as you might overheat your chisel or break the wood!

The game requires hardware keyboard so works fine on the N950 and on the N9 it is not fully playable.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 03:12 in category



   Fri, 06.01.12

New weekly Nemo Mobile release 0.20111208.2.NEMO.2012-01-05.1
New weekly Nemo Mobile release 0.20111208.2.NEMO.2012-01-05.1 is now available for the Nokia N950, N900 and i586 with following changes:

* No alert tone for incoming SMS fixed
* Dialer does not store phone number in history for declined or missed calls fixed
* Kasvopus update
* bootchart package was added to CE:Utils repository
* maliit was updated to latest upstream version.

Images are available for download here.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:41 in category



   Wed, 28.12.11

dMotion - DailyMotion client for the N900
dMotion by Stuart Howarth is a Dailymotion client for the Nokia N900 written using Qt Components.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 07:02 in category


MusiKloud now available for Maemo 5
MusiKloud by Stuart Howarth is a fully featured client for SoundCloud that allows you to browse, search, play and download tracks and sets. You can also access your dashboard and manage your profile, tracks, favourites, sets, groups and followings.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:36 in category



   Fri, 16.12.11

Qt 4.8.0 released
Qt has reached another important evolutionary milestone today as Qt 4.8.0 has now been released. Featuring Qt Platform Abstraction, threaded OpenGL support, multithreaded HTTP and optimized file system access, Qt 4.8.0 can be downloaded as binary or source packages. Here are some key features that are new in Qt 4.8.0:

  • Qt Platform Abstraction (QPA). QPA restructures the GUI stack to enable easier porting of Qt to different windowing systems and devices. More info.

  • Threaded OpenGL support. Enables those of us that are not OpenGL-ninjas to render OpenGL from more than one thread concurrently. More info.

  • Multithreaded HTTP. HTTP requests are now handled in a separate thread by default. This should make application guis smoother, as networking will no longer use the main event loop.

  • Optimized file system access. The file system stack received some heavy lifting under the hood. The result is better I/O performance, achieved by reducing the number of system calls performed for I/O and by better use of cached data, when available. The improvements in performance can be seen across all platforms.


Qt 4.8.0 ships with QtWebKit 2.2.1. More details of the major changes can be found in the Qt 4.8 beta blog post. Qt 4.8 Docs are now available on Qt DevNet.

 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 03:04 in category


New Nemo Mobile release for the N950 and N900
New Nemo Mobile weekly release (based on new Mer version 0.20111208.2) has been made available for the Nokia N900, N950 and x86. Changelog is available here. The images can be downloaded from the Nemo repository.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 02:51 in category



   Tue, 13.12.11

Qt Creator 2.4.0 released
Qt Creator 2.4.0 has been released. Changes since 2.3.1 can be found in the changelog, and if you have a lot of time you can also check the commit log with around 1300 accepted commits. The standalone release can be downloaded from DevNet.

 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:27 in category



   Fri, 02.12.11

New Weekly Nemo Mobile Release 0.20111128.3.CE.2011-12-01.2
A new weekly release of Nemo (version 0.20111128.3.CE.2011-12-01.2) has been released for the Nokia N950, N9, N900 and Intel x86. It fixes a number of bugs, includes TwimGo and is based on a newer Mer core. Flashable images are available for download here.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 07:19 in category



   Sat, 26.11.11

PDF reader with 3D preview and Swipe
PDF 3D Swipe by Ekimov is a PDF reader with 3D preview and Swipe interface. Supports BIG pdf files, with images.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:55 in category


Metro - free public transport guide for 400 cities worldwide
Metro by Frank Van Caenegem is your free guide on smartphone to public transport systems worldwide, with over 400 cities covered at the moment.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:53 in category



   Thu, 24.11.11

New Nemo Mobile Release 0.20111120.1.CE.2011-11-24.1
New Nemo Mobile release 0.20111120.1.CE.2011-11-24.1 is out for the Nokia N950 and N900 and contains fixes and enhancements in many areas, including:

* VKB should work much better (QML and MTF)
* There should be less memory usage by Qt apps which are in the background
* New QML based IRC client is now included
* Operator should be now showing on the system UI
* New splash screen

It is recommended to flash a new release instead of updating the old one. You can get the latest images from here.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:24 in category



   Mon, 21.11.11

Run Harmattan (Nokia N9 / N950) applications on the N900 with Nemo
Nemo (former MeeGo CE) has evolved a lot and it's no longer just a proof that installing MeeGo on the N900 is possible and.... not much besides. It slowly becomes a full featured and useful system.

For instance, you can use it to run MeeGo Harmattan (Nokia N9 / N950) software on your old N900.... Even just by simply copying the files, without doing any changes, testers were able to run without any problems over 50% of the apps they tried. The other half didn't work "out of the box" but probably with some small tweaks compatibility can be further improved...

Watch this video and install Nemo now!
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:42 in category


Waze - community-based traffic and navigation app
Waze is a free, community-based traffic and navigation app. An early version of Nokia N900 port has just been released by Assaf Paz.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 08:00 in category



   Sun, 20.11.11

New CSSU update for Maemo 5
version 21.2011.38-1Tmaemo1 is out
New Maemo 5 system update version 21.2011.38-1Tmaemo1 is out and you should see it in the Application Manager (if not, try refreshing it). Changelog includes:

* Added Qt DigiNotar blacklists.
* Fixed modest crashes.
* Fixed camera-ui corrupting videos after switching to background while recording.
* Fixed camera-ui overwriting user data.
* Fixed portrait wallpapers in hildon-home.
* CSSU rebased on top of official PR1.3.1 release.

Please note that this is a testing release - that's what the T symbol in the version string stands for. Stable release should follow soon. Keep in mind that changing between stable and testing releases requires a reflash, so if you prefer to eventually have the stable release on your device without having to reflash it, skip this one and wait for the version marked with S in the release string.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:17 in category



   Mon, 14.11.11

CPU Power Control for the N900
CPU Power Control by ammyt installs dynamic-CPU scaling patch, a range of other battery enhancements, and provides a full Kernel-Power control centre.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:54 in category


AMeter - graphical acceleration indicator
AMeter by Ivan Gorinov is a graphical acceleration indicator. This application displays a 2-dimentional acceleration indicator with gravity/inclinometer scale, using the phone accelerometer.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:24 in category


Open Media Player for Maemo 5
Open Media Player by Grzegorz Gidel aims to be a replacement of the standard media player. It offers many enhancements, including e.g. in-car and presentation modes with larger, easy to use buttons.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:24 in category



   Tue, 08.11.11

New Qt SDK release with significant Nokia N9 Harmattan and Symbian improvements
The new Qt SDK 1.1.4 brings major stability, performance, and functionality improvements for the much improved Nokia N9 Harmattan target as well as the Qt 4.7.4 "bundle" for all Symbian^3, Symbian Anna, and Symbian Belle smartphones. You now have better tools than even before as well as a large installed base of modern Symbian phones and the Nokia N9 to target with Qt apps.

For Qt on Symbian, the release offers closer integration of Qt into the Symbian operating system services. Qt graphics system, split view keyboard, and support for Symbian Belle UI features are all included. In particular the improvements with regard to the Qt Quick Components 1.1 and Qt Quick 1.1 modules are significant – and will truly ease and speed up development. The Qt 4.7.4 release bundle for Symbian contains Qt Quick 1.1, Qt Mobility 1.2, Qt WebKit 2.1, and Qt Quick Components 1.1.

With regard to the Nokia N9, the Qt SDK Harmattan target is now a full release and installed by default. Other visible changes are the evolution to a single unified sysroot (no tools-level distinction between Platform API and its more productised subset), a single target (with debug and release flavours of the build), and major up-dates to the documentation.

Read more here and here @ Qt blogs.

 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:57 in category



   Thu, 03.11.11

Nemo images for the N950, N900 and x86 now available
Nemo (MeeGo CE - Community Edition) flashable images are now available for the Nokia N950, N900 and x86.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:13 in category



   Wed, 02.11.11

Opera Mobile 11.5 released
Opera Mobile 11.5 has been released today for Maemo 5 (Nokia N900), Symbian and MeeGo (tablet and netbook). This version includes Data Usage view and a core upgrade to Opera Presto version 2.9.201. The browser will now show you exactly how much data you have spent and saved. A dedicated page, easily accessible from the help menu inside the Opera Mobile, keeps count of how much data you are spending and saving.

Opera Mobile 11.5 change log:

* Data Usage view
* Star bookmark in URL
* Support for system bookmarks
* New Turbo setting (disabled on WiFi but enabled on 3G)
* Support for cache on mass storage/SD card on selected devices
* Improved Youtube/RealPlayer integration
* Improved localization for more languages
* Device-specific improvements and fixes
* Fixed various stability and performance issues
* Core update 2.9.201

Opera Mobile core 2.9.201 change log:

* ECMAScript 5.1, including strict mode
* Optimized memory consumption of JS engine
* HTML5 microdata
* New IDNA specification implemented
* Network performance improvements
* CSS 2.1 compliant display:list-item
* SVG optimizations
* Support the intermediate state for Checkboxes.

This version also supports new keyboard shortcuts:

* CTRL-E - Activate search box
* CTRL-I - Zoom in
* CTRL-O - Zoom out
* CTRL-B - Go back in history
* CTRL-F - Go forward in history
* CTRL-S - Stop loading page
* CTRL-R - Reload page

Get the new version via the App Manager on your device from the Extras repository, or from our Downloads.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:13 in category


Maemo 5 21.2011.38-1 Software Update - Security fix
A new System Software Update Maemo 5 21.2011.38-1 for the Nokia N900 has been released and is now available through the Application Manager. It is a security update which blacklists the DigiNotar certificate authority.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:10 in category



   Tue, 25.10.11

Recurring Calendar Events Editor
Recurring Calendar Events Editor provides a GUI for more advanced recurrence rules in the calendar application. The built-in calendar comes with the appropriate logic to display complex recurrence rules, but does not allow for the creation/editing of complex rules. With this tool, you can modify recurring events with even more recurrence options.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:48 in category


Opera Mobile 11.5 beta1-11 for Maemo
A new version (11.50.11) of Opera Mobile web browser has been released today, bringing a couple of bug fixes and improvements, including fixes for keyboard shortcuts problem, disk cache issues and crash bugs. The update should show up in the Application Manager of your N900. Alternatively, you can also grab it from our Downloads.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 04:38 in category



   Fri, 21.10.11

Qt Creator 2.4.0 beta released
Qt Creator 2.4 beta has been released today, containing a great number of smaller and bigger improvements and new features.

(Read more...)
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:21 in category



   Wed, 19.10.11

Flip Text - write text upside down
Flip Text from Borislav Stoilkov is a tool to write text upside down. Anything you write will become flipped upside down, very easy to use.Copy your flipped text and paste it anywhere you want. Good for names, blogs, MySpace,Facebook, etc. Create strong passwords that are impossible to figure out.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:37 in category


Desk Ypplet Applet - browse folders on the desktop
Desk Ypplet Applet by Ted Olausson is a folder browser desktop widget. It makes it possible to browse files and folders directly on the desktop of your Maemo device.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 06:04 in category


Cordia HD - Mer-based Alpha version released
Cordia HD (Cordia Hildon Desktop) is a usable and touch-friendly user interface for tablet devices, phones, and netbooks, based on the proven Hildon UI running on top modern MeeGo Core. It has recently been rebuilt on top of Mer and an early alpha build of Cordia HD for Atom (netbooks) has been released. Read more...

 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 05:39 in category



   Tue, 11.10.11

LED-style bedside clock for Maemo
Andrew Flegg has released a simple Bedside clock featuring clear, easy-to-read LED digits. The screensaver will be disabled whilst it's visible. Double-tap the screen to toggle the brightness of the display (from current setting to lowest, and back again).
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 05:02 in category



   Fri, 30.09.11

NVideo - YouTube browser, searcher and player
NVideo by Khuong Nguyen is a YouTube video browser, searcher and player written in Qt, with many extra features and easy navigation menu specifically designed for the N900. Searching and browsing YouTube videos is very fast and easy with keyword suggestion from Google and search history.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 20:26 in category


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